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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (9-Oct-2014)

Director: Miguel Arteta

Writer: Rob Lieber

From novel: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst (juvenile literature)

Keywords: Juvenile/Comedy

Film adaptation of the 1972 children's book of the same name follows a young boy's hiliariously hapless day.

Alexander is a pre-teen in a dysfunctional family, pining for a life in Australia as he deals with his numerous siblings, unemployed father, and overworked mother. Alexander, frustrated with his place in the world while everyone else in his family seems to be enjoying theirs, makes a wish for them to understand his plight; his desires are fulfilled in a big way as a slew of ridiculous events and occurrences derail Alexander's family's good day into a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad one.

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